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West Virginia Sports

Just like dad: DL Dante, Darius Stills create sacks for WVU

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer The Stills family is once again creating problems on defense at West Virginia. Linemen Dante Stills and his older brother, Darius, are among the Big 12's sack leaders and they'll look to cause more disruption when Sam Ehlinger and No. 11 Texas take on the ...

Full Big 12 schedule will allow challengers to rise

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Finally, the Big 12 has a full slate of conference games this weekend. By Sunday, the league should have a pretty good idea of which teams are in the mix with Oklahoma and Texas for spots in the Big 12 championship game in December. The ...

New faces, same heat? New-look Steelers, Ravens set to clash

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s right arm is in a cast while he recovers from right elbow surgery. Joe Flacco is trying to keep the Denver Broncos afloat. Terrell Suggs is in Arizona. Time to see if the professional hatred that’s long been a ...

Hurdle fired, Reds beat Pirates 3-1 in season finale

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates will head into the offseason searching for a new voice after firing Clint Hurdle. The Cincinnati Reds may have found theirs during a season that offered tangible proof that years of rebuilding might finally be producing forward ...

Ridder throws 4 TDs, Cincinnati whips Marshall 52-14

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cincinnati started off slowly in its past two games and quarterback Desmond Ridder wanted to make sure that didn't happen against Marshall. Ridder threw a season-high four touchdown passes, three in the first half, and the Bearcats ...

Division II Charleston (WV) rallies past Valparaiso 19-13

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Tim McCutchen kicked four field goals, and his 20-yarder late in the third quarter gave Division II Charleston (West Virginia) the lead for the first time as the Golden Eagles held off winless Valparaiso Saturday. Valparaiso (0-4) took a 13-10 lead into intermission ...

West Virginia staring at tough October after 3-1 start

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer West Virginia coach Neal Brown has little time to gloat about a winning record and what went right in the initial third of the season with the toughest part of the schedule just ahead. How well the young Mountaineers play in October will help determine whether ...

No. 24 K-State into Big 12 opener undefeated under Klieman

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Some things to watch on the fifth weekend of Big 12 Conference play: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 24 Kansas State at Oklahoma State (3-1, 0-1 Big 12). The Wildcats have their first 3-0 start since 2015, and that season they lost their fourth game in a Big 12 ...

NCAA suspends response deadlines in hoops corruption cases

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is suspending its deadlines for schools to respond to charges levied by the governing body in the wake of college basketball's corruption scandal. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press in a public-records request, ...

Pats, Chiefs, Rams, Cowboys are top 4 in AP Pro32 poll

By SIMMI BUTTAR AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, the NFL's big four are as dominant as ever. The New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys, all division winners last year, are undefeated so far and occupy the top four spots in ...